The role of chief nursing officer (CNO) affords you the ability to pursue a unique kind of professional achievement. This is your opportunity to be the connection between organizational excellence and the individual triumphs our patients achieve on a daily basis. Apply the vast knowledge, experience and skills you’ve acquired throughout your career to enhance the effectiveness of our teams and the services we proudly offer. Realize the positive, personal impact of leadership on a greater scale with leading post-acute care provider Encompass Health.
What Makes Encompass Health Careers Different—and Better:
Working at Encompass Health means being part of something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact on patients’ lives each day. Unlike the typical hospital setting, Encompass Health offers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road to recovery from stroke, spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders, joint replacements, multiple trauma and cardiac/pulmonary conditions. As you help patients achieve goals and regain independence, you can form significant relationships with them and celebrate the successes they experience along the way.
Our culture of compassion and collaboration is founded on more than just the care we provide our patients; it is expressed in the values we live. We encourage and empower each employee to keep learning and growing by providing the resources to deliver a better way to care. At Encompass Health, you’ll find something decidedly different and more satisfying: A career that is challenging, inspiring and rewarding. Maximize your talent and join a team that is committed to setting the standard for better healthcare with this engaging opportunity:
CHIEF NURSING OFFICER (CNO)
Here is your opportunity to channel the full extent of your knowledge, skills, ambition, and experience on a daily basis. Inspire our patients to progress each day as you:
Develop and implement plans for providing nursing care, treatment and services, including the determination of the types/numbers of nursing personnel necessary to provide nursing care.
Develop a patient-focused, team-oriented culture, working in conjunction with all other medical, clinical and therapeutic disciplines to ensure optimal service and superior outcomes.
Take full responsibility for the quality nursing care provided.
Represent Nursing on the governing body and other hospital committees.
Support cultural diversity by ensuring the delivery of quality, equitable, culturally competent, patient-centered care.
Promote and maintain an inclusive, diverse work environment and culture.
Ensure that cultural diversity and sensitivity training are part of new-employee orientation on an ongoing basis to meet the needs of the patient population served in the hospital.
Current RN licensure appropriate to state regulations (unrestricted) required.
Current BLS certification essential; ACLS preferred.
CRRN certification within one year of the eligibility requirement to sit for the examination essential.
Master’s degree in nursing or related field preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related OR a written plan to obtain such qualifications approved by the national CNO and the hospital CEO, unless higher degree required by state.
Five or more years of experience in an inpatient hospital setting essential.
Two or more years of recent (within the last five years) nursing management experience, including responsibilities such as 24-hour accountability, FTE management; policy, procedure and budgetary oversight; and conduction of disciplinary action required.
About Encompass Health
As a national leader of post-acute healthcare services, Encompass Health offers facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies.
With a national footprint that spans over 127 hospitals and 235 home health & hospice agencies in over 35 states and Puerto Rico, the Company is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective care across the post-acute continuum. Driven by a set of shared values, Encompass Health is the result of the union between HealthSouth Corporation and Encompass Home Health & Hospice, and is ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work.